Chapter 1. Overview
• Forensic Examination Approaches
This introductory chapter provides an overview of the iPhone, including a timeline of the events leading up to its development. Apple's strategy in focusing on touch-screen development is discussed, as is the significant growth of the iPhone and the active hacking community responsible for the development of many tools and techniques. Details related to the various models are outlined, including a definition of many of the hardware components that make up the device. Finally, the acquisition of an iPhone device is introduced by defining the various ways in which data can be extracted. Each of these topics is briefly touched on in this chapter and expanded upon ...